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Financial To-Do List Before Asking for a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Asking your spouse for a divorce or even a separation is a major step.  Before making this type of announcement, you want to be sure you are prepared for any possible repercussions. While there are plenty of emotional factors you will want to consider, you also want to be prepared financially. Getting a divorce… Read More »

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Three Factors that May Benefit You in Marital Property Division

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Division of marital property plays a key role in any divorce proceedings. Agreements made and orders issued by a judge have the potential to impact you and your financial security for years to come. As experienced Fort Lauderdale divorce attorneys, we act as fierce negotiators on your behalf, carefully reviewing all aspects of your… Read More »

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Five Important Areas to Address When a Long-Term Marriage Ends in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When spouses have spent decades building a life together, getting a divorce becomes even more complex. Divorce cases involving long-term marriages require special consideration, as your plans may have focused on growing old gracefully together and your financial security may be at stake. The following highlights five important areas that will need to be… Read More »

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Including College Costs as Part of a Child Support Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When children are young, parents can end up spending large amounts of money on clothing, food, furniture, toys, and other items little ones want or need. For single parents and those going through a divorce, you want to ensure your child has every advantage, but providing for them on one income is a challenge…. Read More »

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Eight Subtle Signs of Domestic Abuse

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Situations involving domestic violence are unfortunately common in Fort Lauderdale and throughout Florida. Victims in these cases are often hesitant to come forward out of fear that the situation will escalate or that they will not be believed. In some cases, confusion over the types of behavior that constitute abuse cause people to remain… Read More »

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Six Tips for Florida Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Time-sharing plans concerning children are among the most emotional and often hotly contested cases dealt with in the family court. Whether you are going through a divorce or are a single parent, these proceedings can be nerve wracking but losing your cool, making unreasonable demands, or otherwise behaving badly may put your rights in… Read More »

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Four Things to Include In Your Premarital Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While happily engaged couples may balk at the notion that they would ever actually need a prenuptial agreement, the fact is these documents important issues relevant to your marriage. While it is true that they can be crucial to defending your rights to property and assets in the event of a divorce, the fact… Read More »

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Single Parent Tips for Child Time-Sharing

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For single parents, putting personal feelings aside in order to raise children together can be challenging. While child time sharing arrangements can allow both of you to play an active and engaged role in your child’s life, it takes some effort on everyone’s part to make it work. The following are tips to help… Read More »

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Are You Ready for a Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the choice to end your marriage is never easy, and it is a decision that should not be taken lightly or done in haste. While there are situations, such as those involving domestic violence, alcohol abuse, or illegal activity, that may require you to immediately get out of the relationship, generally you should… Read More »

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Documents You Need In Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is difficult, regardless of the situation. While this is likely to be an emotional time in your life, there are practical matters which must be attended to in order for your divorce to be finalized. At our law office, we work with you to ensure all the appropriate documents are… Read More »